Monthly Archives: June 2013

Moving forward – connecting the arts and sciences

Over the past few years a noticeably lopsided level of attention has been lavished upon the STEM subject areas (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). This is perfectly understandable, of course, given that current economic trends point towards significant growth in … Continue reading

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CIMA at the top rung of the business education ladder

Ireland’s ambition of building a knowledge-based economy has shown signs of progress of late with some job creation in the IT (as seen most recently in Dublin and in Cork) and pharmaceutical sectors. As IT and biotech-based businesses expand their … Continue reading

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Research in Ireland – room for improvement?

Two research stories hit the papers late last week. Both were funding-related, and both could well have a strong impact on postgraduate research in Ireland. Smart Specialisation, or not so smart? The first of these concerned Ireland’s participation, or lack … Continue reading

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Cloudy skies ahead

Given that last week’s blog also dealt with the topic, it might seem as though a cloud bias is beginning to form on the horizon. While this is not really the case, the fact of the matter is that … Continue reading

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